Dr. Cheng Nam Sze

Personal Information

Dr. CHENG, Nam Sze

RN, BN Post Registration (Monash), MNurs (CUHK), DNurs (CUHK)

Email: nancycheng@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Dr. Nam Sze Cheng has been a registered nurse in Hong Kong since 1993.  She obtained the master and doctoral degrees in nursing from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016 and 2020 respectively.  Her research interest focuses on health education on childhood allergic diseases such as atopic dermatitis and asthma.  Currently, she is supporting food allergy team on the Oral Food Challenge Clinic and the assessment and education of food allergic children and their families.

Current appointments
  • Research Nurse, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Previous appointments and awards

Previous Appointments

  • Research Nurse, Brain and Mind Institute, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018-2019)

  • Registered Nurse, Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong (2008-2014)

Awards

  • Y.K. Pao Foundation Awards for Doctor of Nursing (Year 4), Y.K. Pao Foundation Awards and Scholarships 2019/2020 (2020)

  • Outstanding oral presentation award, 23rd East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS), Chiang Mai, Thailand in January 2020 (2020)

  • Y.K. Pao Foundation Awards for Doctor of Nursing (Year 3), Y.K. Pao Foundation Awards and Scholarships 2018/2019 (2019)

  • Outstanding Academic Award for Doctor of Nursing (Years 1 to 3), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (three consecutive years in 2017-2019)

 

Research Interest
  • Management of childhood allergic diseases

      1. Atopic dermatitis
      2. Food allergy
      3. Asthma

      4. Anaphylaxis

  • Health education

 

Recent Publications
International Refereed Journals
  1. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Chow, C. M., Choi, K. C., Lo, S. H. S., & Leung, T. F. (2020). A nurse-led parental eczema education programme on Chinese parents of children with eczema: A randomised controlled trial. (Abstract). The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 145(2), AB347, L40.

  2. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Chow, C. M., Choi, K. C., Lo, S. H. S., & Leung, T. F. (2020). Translation and validation of a Chinese version of the Parental Self-Efficacy with Eczema Care Index. Dermatology, 236(4), 361-368. doi: 10.1159/000505450

  3. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Choi, K. C., Kung, J. S. C., Ng, W. G., & Leung, T. F. (2019). Measuring the quality of life of the families of children with eczema in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Allergy, 9(3), e26. doi.org/10.5415/apallergy.2019.9.e26

  4. Ng, W., Hon, K. L., Kung, J., Cheng, N. S., Koh, M. J., Huang, H., Lee, V., & Leung, T. F. (2020). Effect of pine-tar bath on disease severity in moderate-to-severe childhood eczema: an investigator-blinded, crossover, randomized clinical trial. The Journal of dermatological treatment, 1–9. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09546634.2020.1732284

  5. Hon, K. L., Kung, J., Ng, W. G., Tsang, K., Cheng, N., & Leung, T. F. (2020). Are skin equipment for assessing childhood eczema any good? The Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1080/09546634.2018.1442551

  6. Hon, K. L., Lam, P. H., Ng, W. G., Kung, J. S., Cheng, N. S., Lin, Z. X., Chow, C. M., & Leung, T. F. (2020). Age, sex, and disease status as determinants of skin hydration and transepidermal water loss among children with and without eczema. Hong Kong Medical Journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi, 26(1), 19–26. https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj198150

  7. Hon, K. L., Ng, W., Kung, J., Cheng, N. S., Ng, D., & Leung, T. F. (2019). Utility of the Pediatric Allergic Disease Quality of Life Questionnaire for childhood eczema. The British Journal of Dermatology, 181(2), 290–295. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.17710

  8. Hon, K. L., Kung, J., Tsang, K., Yu, J., Cheng, N. S., & Leung, T. F. (2018). Do we need another symptom score for childhood eczema? The Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 29(5), 510–514. https://doi.org/10.1080/09546634.2017.1373734

Conference Presentations

  1. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C, Choi, K. C, Hon, K. L. & Leung, T. F. Barriers to adherence to eczema treatment among children in Hong Kong. Oral presented at: The East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS); 2020 January 10-11; Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  2. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Chow, C. M., Choi, K. C., Lo, S. H. S., & Leung, T. F. (2020). Is parental self-efficacy the key to managing childhood eczema? Paper presented at: European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Digital Congress 2020; 2020 June 6-8; London, Great Britain.

  3. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Choi, K. C., Chow, C. M., Kung, J. S. C., Ng, W. G., & Leung, T. F. Quality of Life Assessment of Chinese Families with Eczematous Children in Hong Kong. Paper presented at: The Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI); 2019 September 5-7; Beijing, China.

  4. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Kung, J. S. C., Ng, W. G., Choi, K. C., & Leung, T. F. Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Parental Self-Efficacy Eczema Care Index. Paper presented at: International Council of Nursing (ICN); 2019 June 26-30; Singapore, Singapore.

  5. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Choi, K. C., & Leung, T. F. An evidence-based nurse-led parental eczema education programme for Chinese parents of children with eczema: A research proposal. The First Cochrane Hong Kong Symposium; 2019 May 23-24; Hong Kong SAR, China.

  6. Cheng, N. S., Chau, J. P. C., Hon, K. L. E., Kung, J. S. C., Ng, W. G., Choi, K. C., & Leung, T. F. Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Problematic Experiences of Therapy Scale. Paper presented at: Joint Congress of Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI) and Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI); 2018 October 11-14; Bangkok, Thailand.

  7. Cheng, N. S., & Chau, J. P. C. An integrative review on effects of educational interventions for children with eczema. Paper presented at: 20th International Conference on Nursing; 2018 September 27-28; London, Great Britain.

Copyrighted Book

  1. 鄭南思, 周柏珍, 盧海珊, 韓錦倫, 梁廷勳。 (2020)。 濕疹的出路 (第一版) [The way out of Eczema,      (1st ed.)]. 香港:香港中文大學醫學院那打素護理學院。

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